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10 Summer Adventures

Getting outdoors can be a real breath of fresh air and a spot of gentle exercise can be shared and enjoyed by all ages.

Having a bit of outdoor time is not only fun, it makes you feel good too and even if you live in a town or the countryside, green spaces are never far from your doorstep.

Go wild and see how many outdoor adventures you can complete over the summer.

 

 

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1. Hide up in a tree and spy on the world

Hide up in a tree and spy on the world

Ssshh! No-one will know you’re there! Enjoy the bird’s eye view.

 

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2. Camp out and see a meteor shower

 

Camp out and see a meteor shower

Can you catch sight of a falling star? August is the time of the ‘Perseid’ meteor shower. Why not camp out on a clear night and try a spot of stargazing?

 

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3. Spot a kingfisher from a riverside path

Spot a kingfisher from a riverside path

Let a walk along the riverbank reveal a colourful new world.

 

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4. Find your perfect picnic spot

Find your perfect picnic spot

 

What makes your spot picnic-perfect is up to you.

 

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5. Go fishing for crabs

 

 

Have a crabbing competition down on the quayside at Walberswick or other spots along our Suffolk coast.

 

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6. Put a toe in the water down at the stream

Put a toe in the water down at the stream


Explore how it feels to walk barefoot across a natural stream. Some Suffolk villages have a ford where the stream goes across the road.

 

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7. Take a swim in the sea

 

Take a swim in the sea

 

From the shores of Lowestoft right down to Felixstowe, taste the salty sea spray. Look out for Suffolk’s top blue flag beaches too.

 

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8. Simply lay back, look and listen

 

Simply lay back, look and listen

Even in the quietest meadow or smallest garden, there’s always something wild going on.

 

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9. Watch dragonflies hunting 

 

Watch dragonflies hunting

Can you count their wings as they rest on reeds by the water’s edge down at the river, on the marshes or by the local pond?

 

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1O. Discover the beauty of butterflies in a meadow

Admire their different colours and wonderful wing patterns. Are there 3 different types to identify in your meadow?

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